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% to the upside. some excitement over the iphone 5. how is this for a order in china. brenda marshall says china unicom has more than 300,000 people on the waiting list. nicole petallides with talk about this earlier, but that is enough to boost the stock. sales in china friday, can you imagine the lines? sec don't airlines is soaring. up nearly 6%. delta says they will buy 49% of virgin atlantic. the price tag more than $300 million. and arg runnin rounding out thep three. treasury department selling remaining stake in insurance provider that broke yesterday, but today the flow continues into aig stock effectively closing out the largest government bailout since the financial crisis hit in 2008. let's look forward, all that and the start of a two-day fed meeting. the traitors all over the place. your stock exchange, cme group and the nymex. looking at a day like this, we're up off of the highs because we have a higher 36 points on the dow but is a pretty decent day when there is still no real clarity in the beltway, what is it that has people so positive? >> as you mentioned this is five update
obviously does not want to stay there. investors took heart from the latest data out of china. growth is accelerating. no more that owning our process here. almost 10%. beating analyst estimates. copper moved higher. it is an industrial metal. money flowing into stocks. minors like numa mining. then, of course, the announcement that they would be taking a big acquisition. today, it is up more than a percent. cliff natural of about 5%. we should not forget mcdonald's. better same-store sales than expected. coming up in just a few minutes. cash is king at ethan allen peered the furniture retailer throwing a lot more cash at shareholders. they are announcing a one-time payout this month alone. we will get the inside story from ethan allen chairman and ceo farooq kathwari. you have to hear about his plans for china. international expansion is a huge priority. the chinese may like that product. for once, the market riding around. let's get right to the floor show. traders at the new york stock exchange, cme and imax. what do you think happens on wednesday? >> i think most traders and the e
the president takes the airways, but we have to focus on apple. what went wrong in apple in china. where are they huge crowds of people tripping over themselves to get the new iphone five? after all, 300,000 reorders. 300,000. it sounds like a lot, but there are some are calling this launch this news, even a dad. will this further erode the stock which has plummeted 28% since that september? we decided to go beyond this. of the chinese over it? some months, the apple turnout, not at all what it was cracked up to be. investors are voting with their wallets. apple shares are down. just a couple of percentage points. important to know this is trading in a nine month low. add another 4 percent today, the negative comments adding to the selling pressure. the firm cutting its 2013 estimates and lowering its price target. we know that maybe the huge ones are not so huge in china because apple instituted an online reservation system. folks, let's not ignore it. the allies did not even come close to this, the launch of the iphone four in the u.s. when people waited all night long, lines wrapped a
than china. it is a very significant number. we do it better and less expensively. cheryl: a report saying it would be a good thing for this country if we begin to export natural gas. it would be good for the u.s. economy. some, especially in washington, saying it would be a bad thing. it would be a job killer. >> it is hard to me to figure that out. i think we have to find a balance between exports and the cheap fuel in the united states which will cause that energy less dependence. cheryl: it would be nice to see some job creation. janet, of course, we will have you back in just a little bit. "the closing bell" will be ringing 51 minutes from now. natural gas exports may be poised for takeoff. it may have some unintended consequences. find out why dow chemical chief andrew liveris believes the gas surge is a job killer. wait until you hear what he has to say about dividends before year end. his one-on-one with liz claman is coming up. keep it right here. ♪ streamline the process? at fidelity, we it by merging two toolinto one, combining your customized char with leading-edge an
off. reason for that is we look at china. china's economy is turning the corner. that's also helping with what you folks talked about earlier in the crude oil. see how it plays out. even though it's a light volume week as far as trading -- ashley: still, though, a downward trend with the chart. what's the story with silver? >> well, you saw silver pull back with gold. normally, they run, and now what we're seeing is there's a little bit more demand. china's picking up the pace a little. we are seeing silver that's up, what, 24 cents as of today? not a bad move from a one day, especially in the light volume. ashley: if we get it done on the fiscal cliff, will we see a selloff in metals? >> i don't believe that we will. europe right now is the safe haven. there's no negative news. by any means, they are not done with all that's going on over there. everything is focused here on the u.s. and the fiscal cliff, and until that is resolved, if it gets resolved, the traders are pulling back, volatility's high, and there's going to be very thin volume in the markets. it's not going to take mu
news out of china over the night. hitting a seven month high, but then the u.s. isf number hit at 10:00 a.m. eastern and a wave of selling. manufacturing activity contracted in november. they say the factory index came in at 49.5 in november. down from almost 52 and october. keep in mind, any number below 50 means contraction. above 50 equals expansion. investors are still worried about tax treatment and dead deals. exelon, the worst of the bunch our first guest has seen it all. the u.s. economy they fall into a recession next year even if congress strikes a budget deal by year end. joining us from stanford, california, martin feldstein. thank you for being with us. the republicans now responding. negotiations well underway to avoid a fiscal cliff. to your point, you recently said, even if we reach a deal, the economy is still at series risk of a recession. >> that is right. we are looking at and economy that is very weak. growth was very disappointed. less than 2% real gdp growth in 2012. we will be struggling to achieve that next year, even without hitting the economy with more fis
.d. in economics and if the economy is moving one way or another like china you might see copper moving lower but for the moment it needs to be that one area that sees a little strength. in terms of the broader market let's look at stocks would fall as a classes covered for you. it is a mixed bag. you can see microsoft straddling the flat wine. otherwise mcdonald's moving higher, banc of america, decent tech names like hewlett-packard flexing their muscles as well. hewlett-packard jumping 3%, $0.56, bottom fishing going on there, some of the story and until up nearly 2%, verizon and at&t are the weak links along with jpmorgan chase. traders at the stock exchange, cme group and nynex, gold traded as well, when gold dropped $26 overnight and continues through the day what was it like, floor? >> those guys were pretty busy today but $26 is not a huge move for $1,700 product. but clearly something is going on. liz: if it goes below $1,700 which is one of those levels gold bugs look at, that becomes a big deal. >> people have a love affair with round numbers. they get infected, $90 crude or $70 go
let's go to another name that you say is a great u.s. play, on china stabilizing and growing. >> yes, and that's starbucks. starbucks a great american company. everybody needs a good cup of coffee. in china there is only one starbucks for every 1.9 inhabitants, can you believe that when we have one basically on every corner? [laughter] so there's tremendous opportunity there. you've got the tea growers in china, a lot of them are now switching to coffee because of starbucks, so that's a double play for you. liz: wait until they find out what a frappucino tastes like. >> oh, look out, china. liz: two pharma companies, what do you think are the big names here because we're all getting older, and we all need new medicine. >> we're going to be buying a lot of pfizer especially and bristol-myers. those are the two picks we have. pfizer is around 24, $25 a share, bristol-myers about 31. and they have in common a new blood-clotting drug, and everyone's very, very excited about that. bristol-myers developed it, and pfizer will be marketing it. so we hi there's huge opportunity -- we think th
of that had to do with some of the noises we were hearing out of china. take a look at that etf. that is very strong. one other sector i want to put everybody on to is utilities. utilities are very strong today for a couple of reasons. they really lagged the s&p in november. some of the noises that are we are starting to hear out of the fiscal cliff discussions mailing the rates where they are. that will, of course help utilities. take a look at that excelled you. liz: that is exactly what we are doing. natural gas. it is up 4%. crude moving lower. tell me about that moves and natural gas today. that is no small chunk of change. >> it is kind of funny. everyone has different stories. i kind of feel left out here. it was a gooddmove on natural gas today. my primary focus is on crude. going forward, from here, i think we are just in a range. we got up to $90 on monday. i think we will staff a little higher. if we do go over the fiscal cliff, how long we stay there for stock. liz: you start to see some real moves and action at those levels. >> $90, we came right back off. until we get a more inf
rally? >> yacht, you do. the market are trying to build in higher interest rates, growth in china, europe has itself under control in america is about to. they are the leaders right now. liz: are we at $90?f course thet session. >> we are right there, but i will stick with my gun and say what we said last year. i am a buyer at 85, that is supply and demand thing. with the market the way we are at the end of the year, low volume tends to get in the way. i think financials getting spiked over the year, more of a rally tomorrow but i will stick with my gun, don't think you'll miss the move if you don't get in here at the dollars going forward. i am a buyer at 85, a seller at 90. liz: more than $0.50 away. when we started we were $0.03 away. >> it is a lot easier than it looks, good luck selling $90. liz: $89.51 at the moment. thanks to everybody on the floor show. we'll watch the market so carefully but when you pick apart individual stories the one that has captured the attention of this nation today in a very big way is the facebook instagram story. dollar signs dancing is now turn
and secondly which could be more important the recovery in china for industrial production steel consumption and that would help. ashley: nat gas was so cheap it was ridiculous and actually killed coal but those prices have come up a little bit now. >> if we get a normal winter that will increase the amount of natural gas consumed, increase the amount of electricity. the winter got off probably slower start than i think most bulls would have liked to have seen, it is picking up as well and i think that will be helpful. ashley: you're mainly bullish because the demand for u.s. coal abroad. you mentioned china, that's probably our biggest customer, i would imagine. there are different types of coal. i don't want to get too technical. >> there's two types of coal -- coal, coal used to make electricity and the coal we sell to european asian latin american utilities, that we expect to increase the demand from the rest of the world. secondly the steel making coal which is used in europe brazil and in asia and we are one of the top three exporters of that coal in the world, and as the recovery in s
,000 stores in the next five years. that was yesterday. growth overseas is picking up. china and asia pacific will have nearly 4,000 locations by the end of 2013. shares of the company up about 20% over the past year, nice move there but off the highs of the year. so we have these worries about the fiscal cliff, they seem to be holding, the markets or at least the psychological of a lot of investors hostage. so once the dust finally settles, what's the s&p's next move? joining us now in a fox business exclusive, not just the s&p, bill, right? bill strazzullo's joining us, chief market strategist at bell curve trading. good to see you. >> good to see you, liz. look, i think -- go ahead. liz: no, i was just going to say, you know, it's not just the s&p, but, of course, that's the broad indicator of what a lot of people look at and invest in, so how should they be viewing this on a day-to-day basis? >> the first thing you have to do, liz, is just be very disciplined. we've had a really nice run mapping out buy and sell levels and not getting caught in the between moves. for instance, right after
, interesting day here once again. it is moving higher on better than expected iphone5 numbers in china. 2 million sold there. morgan stanley pounding the table. ipad and iphone demand remains robust. you need to own apple into the early part of 2013. earlier this morning, first, on the flip side, you have citigroup saying they are downgrading apple. my phone suppliers have cut back on some orders. attention, that donald's shareholders, here, i have one. i will put it on ebay. the race is officially over. we are talking pork, pickles, onions smothered in barbecue sauce. mcdonald's a widely held stock in light of your portfolios and 401(k)s. they bring it back every year for a limited time. look at what it is doing for the stocks. it is up one full percentage point today. it has been kind of a rough couple weeks. the fabulous mcrib, i do not know, is it really a rib? let's get to the floor show. [ laughter ] traders at the new york stock exchange, cme aad the imax. >> i was forced to do one for another network last year. liz: they are super popular, at least when it comes to the stocks. onc
doubles of income -- liz: china. >> they want to demonstrate they accomplished that and luxury names are the perfect way for a lot of consumers to do that. liz: he is unafraid and has been for the past several years and done very well. good to see you. have a good holiday. robert some fee of oppenheimer international growth fund portfolio manager and we are seven minutes from the closing bell, santa claus, i wish i could say rally but not today. force shares of this company, hedge fund manager plays the grinch. we will tell you what stocks coming. i always wait until the last minute. can i still ship a gift in time r christmas? yeah, sure you can. great. where's your gift? uh... whew. [ male announcer ] break from the holiday stress. ship fedex express by december 22nd for christmas delivery. he les risk. but whether he's climbing everest, scuba diving the great barrier reef with sharks, or jumping into the marke he goes with people he trusts, which is why he trades with a company that doesn't nickel and dime him with hidden fees. so he can worry about other things, like what the mar
around, you have an interesting opportunity in china as the economy we accelerated in recent months and they can spend money through stimulus and they are cutting rates because they have a long way to go. i have levers to pull the rest of the developed world has already pulled and the pedal to the metal so it could be some opportunities. liz: what happens to the market tomorrow, do we recover, yes or no? >> all the euphoria built up ahead of the meeting has been poured in the market and it will continue to go down. liz: a lively discussion on 6.5%, you will not see it until we hit that unemployment number. it seems like a long ways away. the closing bell in 16, 17 minutes. the hemorrhaging continues on wall street affecting morgan stanley but with a twist, breaking news from the firm straight from charlie gasparino. exclusive that you cannot miss. copd makes it hard to breathe, but with advair, i'm breathing better. now i can be in the scene. advair is clinically proveto hp signicantly improve lung function. unlike most copd medications, advair contains both an anti-inflammatory and
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